Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Performance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Testing over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Performance Testing
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 55 82
Rank change year-on-year -1 +27 -16
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.85% 0.63% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.76% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Cambridge median daily rate £413 £406 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.54% +9.80% +16.08%
10th Percentile £301 £295 £302
90th Percentile £438 £432 £426
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £370 £363 £394
% change year-on-year +2.07% -7.94% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

Performance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 595 523 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 84.28% 82.88% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 263 535
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £216 £238 £262
90th Percentile £570 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 59 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -3.54% +41.36%
10th Percentile £16.82 £14.63 £14.18
90th Percentile £53.13 £50.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +6.67% +111.27% -35.45%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Performance Testing in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Testing in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) JMeter
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Appium
2 4 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 4 (66.67%) BrowserStack
2 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SDET
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Management

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) BrowserStack
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JMeter
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Appium
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SDET
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) WSO2